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The coronavirus pandemic has taken a devastating toll on the United States’ citizens and its economy.
As of Wednesday, the U.S. accounts for more than a third of 3.16 million cases worldwide, as well as 60,384 deaths, according to the latest figures from the Johns Hopkins University.
But these numbers do not reflect the mental and emotional damage being done behind closed doors as millions of Americans struggle with losing loved ones and dealing with the economic impact of strict stay-at-home orders.
For those struggling, here is a list of resources for help:
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:
CDC disaster distress hotline: 1-800-985-5990
or text “TALKWITHUS” to 66746
or call 1800-273-TALK
or text “HOME” to 741741
RESOURCES FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS:
SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES:
or call 1-800-662-HELP
or text a question to 5575